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Feb 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
candidate? >> i like pbs, i love big bird. i actually like you, too, but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for it. >> there was an outcry, but flash forward to the white house, where the winning team invited the big yellow guy to pop up today. >> look, mrs. obama. i'm getting moving right now by jogging! >> there's big bird helping mrs. obama promote exercise, tweeting to the first lady, "hope your husband didn't mind all the loud stomping. i'm not exactly light on my feet." >>> and the countdown to oscar is on, and here's your number. three. that's how many days are left until the big show. we learned today there will be something new at the very end, way past everyone's bedtime. you remember in '91, billy crystal signing off at midnight? in '99, whoop pi goi goldberg c in at 12:20 a.m. but this year, there will be one more musical number at the end of the show, host seth macfarlane and kristin chenoweth will sing us off into the night. so, stay up. >>> and coming up here, something new and human we learned that dolphins can do. you have t
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
place just days after pb paid $4 billion. >> ikea pulling popular meat balls off shelves over fears it could be contaminated with horse meat. tests in the czech republic found traces of horses dna. labeled as beef and pork. a spokesperson says the stores outside of europe are not affected. the swedish giant is the latest to fall victim to the horse meat controversy. >> russian scientists say they've found the largest fragment from that meteorite that exploded two weeks ago, weighing about four pounds. a ski team found knit a frozen lake. it blew up over siberian city astronomers say they've recovered 100 fragments of that space rock. >> south korea has sworn in its first female president taking the oath yesterday issuing a warning to north korea to abandon it's nuclear weapons program. north korea test aid device two weeks ago. she promised to help the economy and strengthen skmaul immediate why yim sized business autos first lady obama apparently showed too much skin for people in iran. take a look at how news agency altered a photo of her there you can see it on the right. the des
Feb 27, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> here's a question for you. could diversity be coming to pbs's wildly popular "downton abbey"? producers are reportedly advertising for a black actor to join the show's cast. >> he would play a musician called jack ross. and be part of a story line about race relations back in the 1920s. no word on whether this would be a recuring role or just part of an episode or two. >> hmm. wonder if they need a hispanic girl. >> there you go. that show is paying well. very popular. >> they kill people off apparently. >>> and a woman who had a chance to walk away with thousands of dollars has returned that money to its rightful owner. >> this is pat westner. she is posing now with a new york state trooper after picking up more than $11,000 in crash. she was driving behind a brinks truck when money was going anywhere. the truck kept going. she stopped, gathered the money and called police. >> no one was around. so, she could have kept the money quite easily, in fact. but she said, it's not my money. >> good for her. >> would you do the same, america? think about that. >>> we'll be right back. but, you
Feb 18, 2013 3:00am PST
old. >>> we're learning more about the troubled background of adam lanza. a new investigation by pbs finds that lanza was diagnosed with a sensory disorder, was very shy and liked being touched only by his mother. as for the exposure to guns, friends say lanza's mother nancy loved shooting because it helped her bond with her son. >> extraordinary reporting. this is kind of one of the summary graphs of the story, what emerges in this exploration of a still unfolding story is a portrait of a mother apparently devoted but perhaps misguided, struggling is to find her son a place in society. and a boy exceptionally smart in some areas, profoundly deficient in others, who never found a place in the world. >> it's just so sad because of the outcome of this. you think when you look at what happened in their life, you think if she had just made a different decision somewhere along the way, this could have been avoided. and everybody points to the guns, and that being the wrong decision that she made. but perhaps it's not the guns. maybe it's the type of help she got for her son and it wasn't
Feb 19, 2013 11:35pm PST
: no, that deflt makes you not an action hero. >> here's the ultimate coming clean on. pbs, you can take test. and you can figure out which character you are. by answering the questions. so my kids took it. one was like lord grantham. i took the test and i was daisy. really! i'm not even like -- >> jimmy: they once had one of those which late night talk show host are you? i took the test and i was conan. [ cheers and applause ] now you took a long break in between e.r. and doing this show. what were you up to? what were you doing? >> well, we moved to new york and we raised the kids and i, one of the big things we did was we took a year off and went around the world for a year. >> jimmy: that's very exciting. >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: that much, i mean, that must have cost you a fortune for a sitter to leave the kids at home. [ laughter ] the kids came around the world? >> we would come back and see them on the weekends. yeah. we brought two teachers with us and we traveled. i was really, that was a huge thrill. >> jimmy: and you learned to fly a plane also during that time. >> i did
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